July 4-5 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse – Burning down the house. 

North and South America get the best view of the July 4-5 lunar eclipse. People in the westernmost parts of Africa and Europe will also view the event. However, most affected will be the US is ruled by Cancer and the fact that this is a Lunar Eclipse makes it all the more relevant. There are several […]

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Vernal Equinox – Nowroz 2019

I try to avoid political commentaries at the time of the Solstices and the Equinoxes. However, the issue if Brexit is of far-reaching consequences. This  Vernal Equinox Chart is set for Greenwich Mean Time, in part due to to the proximity of the triggering Brexit Article 50,, set for March 29. 2019. The Moon is […]

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Queen Isabella I of Castile – An Exercise in Rectification

The Astro Databank  offers the following natal data for Queen Isabella I of Castile.  22 April 1451 Jul.Cal. (1 May 1451 greg.) at 16:40 (= 4:40 PM ) Place Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain, 41n05, 5w0 Timezone LMT m5w0 (is local mean time). Rodden gives it a AA rating. Although I’m comfortable with the date, there is reason […]

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Solar Revolution – Vernal Equinox

Drawing a chart for 0°Aries is an ancient tradition. This is the astrological New Year and the chart is representative of who is the Lord of the Year and what we can expect the year to bring. This chart is cast for Pacific Daylight Time (+7). This means that it most specifically applies to the […]

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Fire Incarnate – The Choleric Humour

 It seems to be very easy for people to forget the actual physical attributes of the elements and think of them as symbolic only. This is regrettably the case with some some students of astrology. It’s easy to say “I’m a Fire Sign” without thinking much about what Fire really is and how it relates […]

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